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Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:13:08 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com,
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Subject: Re: CVE Request: AWS s2n

On 07/14/2015 04:03 PM, Markus Vervier wrote:
> 
> On 14.07.2015 17:48, Kurt Seifried wrote:
>> Reminder: Client mode is disabled and won't be enabled until X509 validation is ready. But we
> can still make improvements and fixes in the meantime.
>> so I'm not sure this needs a CVE as the code is not yet enabled.
> Hi Kurt,
> 
> that is a valid point from you and not for me to decide.
> Yet with default settings a binary is compiled (bin/s2nc) which will
> work in client mode when environment variable S2N_ENABLE_CLIENT_MODE=1
> is set (as documented). So it is possible several people were tempted to
> use s2n in client mode already as the client mode code is actually
> compiled into the lib and useable by default.
> I guess it depends on your definition of "enabled".
> 
> Markus

Ah, I didn't know that, Mitre I'm leaving this one up to you (way to
much of a gray area for me to even poke with a stick).


-- 
Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993
Red Hat Product Security contact: secalert@...hat.com


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